National Association of Broadcasters

SPROCKIT and NAB Show Welcome Five New Media, Entertainment and Technology Startups to Partnership Program

07/19/17 10:00 pm

SPROCKIT, the leading program showcasing media, entertainment and technology startups in collaboration with NAB Show, today announced the newest startups selected to participate in SPROCKIT’s 2017 program. The companies were hand-selected by industry leaders to participate based on their potential to offer real solutions to challenges in today’s evolving market that many established media and entertainment companies face.

NAB Statement on Introduction of Viewer Protection Act

07/19/17 10:00 pm

WASHINGTON – In response to the introduction of the Viewer Protection Act by House Energy & Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ), the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

Asleep at the Wheel to Perform at NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show

07/19/17 10:00 pm

Grammy Award-winning country music band Asleep at the Wheel will perform at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, sponsored by Experi, on Thursday, September 7. The event is part of the 2017 Radio Show, held September 5-8 at the JW Marriott Austin and produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB).

Over 200 House Members Now Cosponsor Local Radio Freedom Act

07/18/17 10:00 pm

WASHINGTON, DC -- A bipartisan coalition of seven Members of the House of Representatives have joined as cosponsors of a resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) now has 206 cosponsors in the House and 23 in the Senate.

Pillsbury Explores Radio's Regulatory and Economic Outlook at 2017 Radio Show

07/16/17 10:00 pm

Leading financial forecasters and radio group executives will provide insight on radio’s regulatory and economic future in a session titled “Pillsbury’s Broadcast Finance 2017: Is Radio Ready for a New Deal?,” Wednesday, September 6, from 8:00-9:30 a.m. at the 2017 Radio Show in Austin.

New Mexico Broadcasters Foundation

New Mexico broadcasters have been vital partners in their communities across the state. From the exciting play-by-play of the local high school football game, to helping first responders coordinate resources and communications in a crisis, New Mexico broadcasters dedicate time, money and energy to their communities.

Every year, radio and television stations across the state also provide millions of dollars in free airtime to promote local fundraisers, school activities, local charities and other events, and these events, in turn have have raised millions of dollars to support those communities.

The New Mexico Broadcasters Foundation continues in this tradition by giving tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships to New Mexico students attending New Mexico colleges and universities.

Mission and Beliefs:

The NMBA Foundation provides annual scholarship to ensure that any in New Mexico student interested in the broadcast industry can succeed. We believe that:

  • public education excellence is vital for our democracy and should be attainable for all;
  • students should actively pursue their education;
  • New Mexico is a diverse population and our industry should accurately reflect that of our communities education and real-life experience should go hand in hand

Board of Directors 2015 - 2017:

Chairman Hammond iHeartMedia Albuquerque
Chair-Elect Kruger American General Media Farmington
Secretary Armijo iHeart Radio (Gallup) Gallup
Legislative Liason Martinez SDC Broadcasting Las Vegas
Immediate Past-President Rooney Rooney Moon Broadcasting Clovis/Portales
Burgess Hubbard Broadcasting Albuquerque
Burt Burt Broadcasting, Inc. Alamogordo
Berry Cumulus Media Albuquerque
Gonzales La Voz Santa Fe
Harlan Noalmark Broadcasting Hobbs
Sutton KRSN Community Radio Los Alamos
Smith Bravo Mic Communications Las Cruces